Arsenal could be ready to turn their attention to Hoffenheim striker Philipp Ochs as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his attack.
The 19-year-old made 13 Bundesliga appearances for the club last season and is seen as one of Germany’s most exciting prospects.
Despite not yet scoring his first goal for Die Kraichgauer, he netted a hat-trick for his country in Thursday’s 4-3 defeat to Portugal at the European under-19 Championships.
According to reports in Germany, Arsenal have now stepped up their interest in the youngster, as they look at potential long-term replacements for Olivier Giroud.
However, his agent Arthur Beck says the starlet is not thinking about moving this summer and is only concentrating on his participation at the ongoing tournament for now.
Beck said: “Philip has attracted attention with strong performances – not only now at the European Championships. But in any speculation, we have never participated